ADULT (FEMALE) URINARY TRACT INFECTION (UTI) DEFINITION Bacterial infection of the bladder, also known as cystitis, caused by bacteria multiplying in the urine. Uncomplicated UTIs are acute infections of the bladder in otherwise healthy women. Recurrence after urinary tract infection (rUTI) is common in adult women. One study showed that, with healthy college age women who were followed for 6 months after an index UTI, 20.9% had at least one symptomatic recurrence. 1 In another study of 179 Finnish women who were followed for 1 year after an index Escherichia coli UTI, 44% had a least one rUTI and 5% had more than three rUTIs. 2 Cited by: 12.
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a significant health problem in both community and hospital – based settings. It is estimated that 150 million UTIs occur yearly world-wide, accounting for $6 billion in health care expenditures. Nov 01, 2015 · This collection features AFP content on urinary tract infections/dysuria and related issues, including asymptomatic bacteriuria, bladder infections, cystitis, painful bladder syndrome.
Apr 26, 2019 · Knowing how to spot the symptoms of a urinary tract infection is key. That way, you can seek care ASAP and prevent it from turning into a serious health issue. Older women Author: Mandy Ferreira. Jun 27, 2018 · The classic symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) are burning pain and frequent urination. UTIs may not cause these classic symptoms in Author: Annette Mcdermott.